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    • Steck School students in front of Discovery of Colorado display

    • Photograph of two unidentified girls standing in front of a display entitled "Discovery of Colorado" at Steck Elementary School in Denver, Colorado. The two girls each stand at the edge of the display case. Both of them wear badges. They hold...
    • Source unknown..
    • undated
    • Gregory Diggings monument plan

    • The proposal for the Gregory's Diggings monument to commemorate John Gregory's discovery of gold in Clear Creek Canyon is laid out on the hillside. On the left is a post with a sign that reads "Speed Limit 12 mi. per hour Keep Muffler Closed" and a...
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    • [between 1930 and 1932?]
    • Gregory Gulch, Colorado

    • Fred Kruse's Grocery & Provisions Store faces a dirt road in the left foreground of this view of Gregory Gulch between Central City and Blackhawk in Gilpin County, Colorado. The gulch is the site where John H. Gregory made his historic discovery of...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1898?]
    • Mineral Hill. New Discovery Mine.

    • Men pose near the New Discovery Mine works on Mineral Hill, Cripple Creek Mining District, Teller County, Colorado. One man stands on the hoist frame while others stand near the wood mine building. An anchored smokestack stands near the building...
    • Poley, H. S. (Horace Swartley)
    • 1895
    • Saints John, Colorado

    • Saints John, Summit County, Colorado, consists of frame mining sheds and administration buildings. The Assay Office (2) is connected to the mill (1) by an elevated frame walkway. Glacier Mountain, in the background, is dotted with tailings;...
    •  
    • [between 1900 and 1910?]
    • Gregory Monument, Central City, Colorado

    • A telegraph or telephone pole stands in front of a sign reading: "On this ground, later known as Gregory Diggings, John H. Gregory discovered the first gold quartz mine in Colorado. May 6, 1859. This lode has produced $20,000,000.00 in gold." The...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.;
    • [1932]
    • An engraved sterling silver diploma

    • Dr. Orlo E. Childs, president of the Colorado School of Mines (on right) poses with Morgan J. Davis, Houston oilman, in gowns, mortar boards and tassels. Davis holds the engraved sterling silver diploma with an honorary doctoral degree presented by...
    •  
    • 1964
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Two unidentified men stand in the midground on a walkway of wood planks near the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The site was marked with a bronze plaque on July 23, 1932...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Hutch Stevens, Lovelock, Nevada

    • Prospector Hutch Stevens of Hahns Peak (Routt County; also known as Poverty Bar), Colorado, stands near rock formations in American Canon, Humboldt County, Nevada. Stevens holds a pick axe in his left hand and has a canteen hanging around his...
    •  
    • March, 1907
    • Gothic, Colo.

    • View of a cabin located in the town of Gothic, Gunnison County, Colo. The single story log cabin has a stone chimney and tin metal roof and sits in a lush valley surrounded by wild flowers, Evergreen trees and a view of Gothic Mountain in the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2007
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Egyptian Theatre, Delta

    • View of the front of the Egyptian Theatre at 452 Main Street in Delta, Colorado. The theater has an Egyptian deco design, with a winged sun disc over the entrance and marquee, and panels with Egyptian designs and hieroglyphs on either side of the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1992
    • James Pinkham's block house

    • View of log house of James Pinkham, a French-Canadian trapper, shows a two-story extension built in 1875 as a stockade for defense against raids, Pinkhampton, (Pinkham) Grand County, Colorado
    •  
    • 1901
    • Breaking camp

    • A survey team breaks camp near Fourmile Creek in Fremont County, Colorado. Burros are loaded with equipment, bedrolls, and a table. A team of railroad surveyors stand interspersed with the burros. One man holds a stadia rod in his hand. A canvas...
    • Dennis, A. W.
    • [between 1881 and 1884?]
    • Egyptian Theatre, Delta

    • View of the renovated front of the Egyptian Theatre at 452 Main Street in Delta, Colorado. The theater has an Egyptian deco design, with a winged sun disc over the double entrance doors. The facade is pale stucco, with darker paint trim along the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 1992
    • Placing marker at site of Gregory Lode

    • A crowd of men, women, and children gather around a temporary historical marker posted on a dirt road in Blackhawk (Black Hawk) (Gilpin County), Colorado. The sign reads: "The State Historical and Natural History Society of Colorado. On this...
    •  
    • 1924 August 8
    • Commemorative medal

    • A commemorative bronze medal with an image of Zebulon Montgomery Pike, an army officer and explorer, on one side and Pikes Peak, in Colorado Springs, Colorado which bears his name, on the other side. This coin was struck in 1906 to celebrate the...
    •  
    • [between 1779 and 1906]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three unidentified men are gathered in the midground in the vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument, a...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • Three men, two wearing suits and the third wearing a coat over overalls, stand in the rocky vein where John H. Gregory first discovered gold in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The men are gathered at the site for the July 23,...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A fire hydrant stands in the foreground of this view of Gregory Diggings in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, at the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument to John H. Gregory, who first discovered gold in the area in 1859. A...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of men wearing suits, including H. H. Lake (fourth from left), pose during the July 23, 1932 dedication of the Gregory Monument in Mountain City near Central City, Colorado. The site was marked by a bronze plaque noting it as the place...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gregory Monument dedication

    • A group of 24 men stands at the site where John H. Gregory first discovered gold at Mountain City near Central City, Colorado, in 1859. The group is gathered for the July 23, 1932 dedication ceremony of the Gregory Monument, a bronze marker...
    • Lake, Harry H., 1860-1952.
    • [1932]
    • Gothic, Colo. sign

    • View of the town sign at Gothic, Colo. The sign reads: "Gothic, site of The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, founded 1928." The town was established in the 1870s with the discovery of silver ore in the area, but was virtually abandoned by...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2007
    • Gateway Canyons Resort

    • View of the Gateway Canyons Resort located at 43200 Hwy 141 Gateway, Colo. Developed by John S. Hendrick's, founder of Discovery Channel Communications, the resort is designed to complement its surroundings and offers beautiful landscapes and the...
    • Noel, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob)
    • 2007
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • A woman wearing a print dress, pumps and a hat stands to the left of the Gregory Diggings monument in Central City. The masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as...
    •  
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gregory Diggings, Central City monuments

    • The Gregory's Diggings masonry monument is of granite and has a granite foundation. The brass marker in the center reads "On this ground later known as Gregory's Diggings John H. Gregory of Georgia discovered the first gold lode in Colorado on May...
    • Yale, William R.
    • [between 1932 and 1940?]
    • Gold King Mine, Cripple Creek, Colo.

    • Men and women pose by the head frame of the Gold King Mine near Cripple Creek (Teller County), Colorado. A sign reads: "Gold King Mine Site Of First Discovery Of Gold In Cripple Creek". An automobile and pickup truck are parked nearby.
    • Sanborn (Colo.)
    • [between 1945 and 1955]
    • Wells School students holding art project

    • Photograph of three unidentified students at Wells Elementary School in Denver, Colorado holding a art project of Christopher Columbus discovery of America.
    • Source unknown..
    • undated

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